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RHS Certificate In Principles Of Plant Growth, Health And Applied Propagation

Level 3

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Key Info

Learning Area   Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   33 Weeks


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Duchy College Rosewarne
Start Date   06/09/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £1246.00

This is a theory based qualification and will improve your horticultural knowledge. It is ideal if you want to develop your career in horticulture and progress onto a supervisory or management role.

  What You Will Learn

Various units including:

- Plant taxonomy, structure and function

- The root environment, plant nutrition and growing systems

- The management of plant heath

- Understanding applied plant propagation

  Entry Requirements

It is recommended that you have achieved a Level 2 RHS Certificate or have sufficient, relevant industry experience.

  Assessment

You will be To be assessed on each unit by a separate written exam.

  Progression

Further your career within horticulture or a higher level qualification.

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# Horticulture # Conservation # RHS # Gardening

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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